KEMEL Stern Tube Seals: What Makes Them Environmentally Friendly?

February 21st, 2020

Our oceans have so much traffic on them today with fishing vessels, oil tankers, cruise ships and other types of vessels traversing from destination to another. In fact, there is such a high amount of traffic that it is becoming more difficult to keep the water from being polluted, especially if the vessels are not […]

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The Importance of Tank Cleaning Machines and Ventilation Equipment in the Shipping and Marine Industries

February 7th, 2020

Cleanliness and proper ventilation is as important in the shipping and marine industries as it is in other industries. Storage and cargo tanks need to be kept clear of contaminants to protect the contents from being tainted. Ventilation helps to maintain a correct temperature, to prevent odour transference between loads of cargo and to keep […]

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Yanmar and Other Marine Engine Spare Parts: Vital for Every Shipping Vessels during Drydock

January 20th, 2020

As a rule, there’s no excuse for a lack of spare parts in a ship drydock. It’s different at sea. There’s no way to access a distribution network out there, not unless a helicopter is available, so engineers keep rooms filled with important spares and parts that wear out faster. That’s just common sense, right? […]

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Important Things that Must be Checked While Starting Fuel Oil Purifier on Ships

January 8th, 2020

Just as a quick review, marine oil purifiers condition ship lubricants. They also clean fuel oils. Consequently, poorly operating purifiers cause machines to run roughly. The machine parts then age and fail faster, which is not an acceptable event, not in ships that are far from shore and the nearest spare parts. Likewise, tainted fuel […]

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Cathodic Protection in Marine Application: What is it All About?

December 13th, 2019

Cathodic protection is used to protect marine vessels from corrosion. That’s a general description for a complex subject. Remember, marine vessels are made of different alloys. Furthermore, the protection doesn’t coat the metal in some invisible finish, nor does an oxidization event only involve pure water. For one thing, oceangoing ships cross briny seas. The […]

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